Long distance

Preview: the Outlaw Triathlon 2014

Nottingham epic returns this Sunday, with cooler weather expected to deliver near-perfect conditions for over 1,100 athletes
25 July 2014 at 10:18

Revealed – the Ironman UK athletes who qualified for Kona

We have the names of the fifty athletes who won their spot at this year's Ironman World Championship, taking place in Hawaii this October
23 July 2014 at 14:17

The Weekend Warrior on… the madness of triathletes

220 columnist Martyn Brunt finds a common theme to many of the athletes he meets at Ironman Lanzarote – nuttiness
22 July 2014 at 12:15

Blog: The Endurance Adventurer takes on Snowdonia

Australian tri newbie Luke Tyburski targets the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon this autumn, which he says is “a good place to start”. Just as well he likes a challenge...
21 July 2014 at 16:44

Bracht and Carfrae take Roth

Timo and Rinny produce the goods as Roth celebrates its 30th birthday
20 July 2014 at 15:00

Beat the heat when going long

Take a look at our fuelling advice for long-distance duels in the sun, and make sure you don't fall victim to dehydration – or worse
18 July 2014 at 15:28

Gallery: Challenge Roth press conference

Rachel Joyce, Mirinda Carfrae and Pete Jacobs among the long-distance stars at Bavarian classic’s pre-race press conference
18 July 2014 at 10:36

Luke McKenzie ready to race at Roth

220 talks exclusively to the Ironman athlete as he gets ready to race Roth this weekend and looks ahead to the challenges of Kona 2014
18 July 2014 at 10:27

Roth ready to roll

Challenge Roth expecting Carfrae, Joyce and 220,000 spectators on Sunday
17 July 2014 at 14:28

Gallery: The Bastion 2014

Check out these photos from last weekend's long-distance race at Hever Castle – The Bastion
16 July 2014 at 10:50  (2)

Hector and Cartmell take the Bastion

Scottish stars win the inaugural Bastion long-distance event at Hever Castle
15 July 2014 at 17:00

Blog: going from Ironman to IronDAD

Age-grouper Max Curle recounts racing in the Ironman European Champs in his wife’s hometown of Frankfurt – just a few days after the birth of his son Jona
14 July 2014 at 16:04

Sub-1hr session: Perfect your Ironman swim pacing

Going long for the first time? Try this session to get your swim pacing over 3.8km bang on

Gallery: the Titan Middle Distance Triathlon 2014

Check out these great images from the first Brecon Man triathlon, held at Parc Bryn Bach in Wales last weekend
09 July 2014 at 15:59

The clock is ticking – it's nearly time to storm The Bastion

New Kent-based iron-distance triathlon set for Hever Castle debut later this month, with participants to encounter 2,000m of vertical ascent on the bike
04 July 2014 at 11:32  (3)

Harry Wiltshire describes crashing on the bike descent at Ironman Nice

British long-course athlete says his hopes for Kona qualification took a blow at Ironman Nice last weekend after he hit an unexpected speed bump on the bike leg and crashed, hard
03 July 2014 at 10:20

Entries for 2015 Slateman Triathlon open today

Next year’s race to be held on the weekend of 16/17 May in Snowdonia, with over 2,000 athletes expected – and some possibly crazy enough to take on the Slateman Savage
01 July 2014 at 11:46

Gallery: Celtman Extreme Scottish Triathlon 2014

Third edition of gruelling point-to-point Scottish triathlon won by local athlete Marie Meldrum and Sweden’s Johan Hasselmark, with 150 athletes taking part overall
01 July 2014 at 09:53

Jodie Swallow leads charge of the Brits at Ironman 70.3 Boulder

British women deliver clean sweep of medals, while Tim Don comes second in men’s race behind four-time winner Joe Gambles (AUS)
16 June 2014 at 15:11

Will Clarke and Eimear Mullan win Ironman 70.3 UK

British athlete has a Father’s Day to remember at Wimbleball with first 70.3 win, while Ireland's Eimear Mullan wins women's race for third time
16 June 2014 at 10:17  (4)